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Rodenberg, Germany 1835 – Hanover, Germany 1914

  • Australia from 1858 to 1884, to Germany 1884, Australia 1887-1889, to Germany 1889

Emu egg inkstand c.1880 Place made: Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Materials & Technique: metalwork, inkstands, silver and silverplate: cast, raised, repousséed, chased, fabricated, stamped; emu egg: cut, mounted

Primary Insc: stamped on outside of base: "H. STEINER/sovereign head/lion passant"
Dimensions: overall 21.0 h x 21.3 w x 14.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2014
Accession No: NGA 2014.1412.A-B
Subject: Australia, Art period: Colonial, South Australia